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Executive Director

Father Louis V. Iasiello, OFM, PhD
Executive Director


Resident Theologian

Father Russel Murray, OFM, PhD, STL
Resident Theologian


Associate Director

Deacon Roger Carrier
Associate Director


Operations Director

Deacon Mark Miller
Operations Director



Josephinum Diaconate Institute
Pontifical College Josephinum
7625 North High Street
Columbus, Ohio 43235


Business Office

MaryClare Albert
Pontifical College Josephinum
7625 North High Street
Columbus, Ohio 43235


The Josephinum Diaconate Institute     Verbum – Liturgia – Caritas

Course Catalog

Biblical Theology

BI510CEThe Pentateuch and Historical Books: Introduction to the Old Testament BI510DE BI510DM
BI510CSPentateuco y Libros Históricos:  Introducción al Antiguo Testamento 
BI530CEThe ProphetsBI601DE
BI530CSLos Profetas 
BI610CEThe Synoptic Gospels and Acts of the Apostles: Introduction to the New TestamentBI611DE
BI610CSEvangelios Sinópticos y Hechos de los Apóstoles: Introducción al Nuevo Testamento 
BI630CEJohannine Literature: The Gospel, Letters and Book of RevelationBI801DE *
BI630CSLiteratura Joanica:  Evangelio, Cartas, y Apocolipsis 
BI710CE Pauline Literature and the Letter to the HebrewsBI712DE *
BI710CSLiteratura Paulina y Carta a los Hebros 
BI810CEWisdom Literature and the PsalmsBI930DE *
BI810CSLiteratura Sapiencial y Los Salmos 

Biblical Theology – Electives

BI405EEIntroduction to Sacred ScripturesBI150DE
BI612EEThe Four Gospels – Synoptics and John
BI905EEThe Book of RevelationBI920DE

Dogmatic Theology / Philosophy

DO410CEIntroduction to Catholicism 
DO410CSIntroducción a la Fe Católica 
DO430CEPhilosophy for Understanding Theology DO841DE
DO430CSFilosofía para Estudios Teologícos 
DO520CEFundamental TheologyDO511DE DO511DM
DO520CSTeología Fundamental 
DO610CEThe Church: A Study in EcclesiologyDO701DE
DO610CSLa Iglesia: un Estudio en Eclesiología 
DO620CEChristology DO601DE DO601DM
DO630CESacramental TheologyD0725DE
DO630CSTeología Sacramental 
DO710CEThe Second Vatican Council: History, Vision, and DocumentsDO60DE
DO710CSConcilio Vaticano II:  Historia, Vision, y Documentos 

Dogmatic Theology / Philosophy  – Electives

DO420EEDivine Revelation: Dei Verbum and the Word of God.Part of BI405EE
DO420ESLa Revelacion Divina:  Dei Verbum y la Palabra de Dios 
DO711EEEcumenism and Interreligious DialogDO801DM
DO711ESEcumenismo y Diálogo Interreligioso 
DO907EEThe Theology of Liturgy LI962DE
DO910EEThe TrinityDO502DE DO502DM
DO980EEThe Catechism of the Catholic ChurchDO503DE DO503DM

Church History

HS520CEChurch HistoryHS501DE
HS520CSHistoria de la Iglesia 
HS810CEPatristics: An Introduction to the Church FathersHS602DE
HS810CSPatristíca:  Los Padres de la Iglesia   
HS830CEThe History of the Church in the United StatesHS802DM
HS830CSHistoria de la Iglesia en Los Estados Unidos 

Moral Theology

MO530CEFoundations of Catholic Moral TheologyMO844DE MO844DM
MO530CSFundamentos de la Teologia Moral Catolica 
MO720CEThe Social Teaching of the Catholic Church MO602DE
MO720CSDoctrina Social de la Iglesia Católica 
MO820CECatholic Medical Morality and MinistryMO841DE MO841DM
MO820CSMoralidad Médica y Ministero Católica 

MAPS Pro-Seminars; Masters’ Thesis / Project Course 

MP630MEJDI Summer Pro SeminarMP100DE
MP630MSSeminario Profesional 
MP730MEJDI Summer Pro Seminar WorkshopMP102DM
MP730MSSeminario Profesional MA 
MP830MEMAPS Thesis and Project DirectionMP200DM
MP830MSMaestria en Artes y Dirección de Projectos 

Pastoral Theology and Praxis / Spirituality / Canon Law / Homiletics / Preaching

PA420CEThe Call, Mission, and Spirituality of the Permanent DeaconPA805DE *
PA420CSLlamado, Misión, y Espiritualidad del Diácono Permanente 
PA510CEIntroduction to Pastoral Care and CounselingPA868DE PA868DM
PA510CSIntroducción al Cuidado Pastoral y Consejería 
PA620CEIntroduction to Homiletics and ExegesisPA502DE 
PA620CSHomiletica Basica 
PA720CEIntermediate Homiletics: Preaching the LectionaryPA541DE
PA720CSHomilética Avanzada 
PA730CECanon LawCL612DE
PA730CSDerecho Canónico  
PA731CEThe Spiritual Life: The Practice of Discernment in PrayerSP 611DE SP611DM
PA731CSLa Vida Espiritual:  La Práctica del Disernimiento en la Oración 
PA820CEIntroduction to Grief Counseling and MinistryPA990DE
PA820CSIntroducción a la Pastoral del Duelo y la Misericordia 
PA830CEBest Practices for Pastoral Administrators and DirectorsPA951DE PA951DM
PA830CSLas Mejores Practicas para la Administracion y DirecciónPastoral 

Pastoral Theology and Praxis / Spirituality / Canon Law / Homiletics / Preaching  – Electives

PA430EEPastoral Ministry to the Hispanic / Latino CommunityHM951DE
PA430ESMinisterio Pastoral a la Comunidad Hispana 
PA530EESupervised Ministry I 
PA530ESMinisterio Supervisado I 
PA630EESupervised Ministry II 
PA630ESMinisterio Supervisado 
PA732EESupervised Ministry III 
PA732ESMinisterio Supervisado III 
PA820EEThe Bible and Preaching (Espanol) 
PA820ESLa Biblia para Predicación 
PA830EEPilgrimage to the Holy Land: Walking in the Footsteps of Christ and the First Deacons 
PA900EEMinistry to the Detained and IncarceratedPA967DE
PA910EEPrinciples of CatecheticsPA631DE 
PA920EEMarriage and FamilyPA883DE PA883DM
PA930EEMarriage PracticumPA822DE PA822DM
PA940EEImplementing the Rites of Christian Initiation of AdultsPA910DE
PA950EEHealth Care MinistryPA931DE 
PA960EEPlanning and Conducting Funeral and Memorial ServicesPA902DE
PA980EEPastoral Theology, the Art and Science of ShepherdingPA903DE